BC: This book is about an inspired artist in the 1920's named Jacob Lawrence!
FC: Jacob Lawrence: The Inspired Artist | By: Nick Figgins, Abbey Esslinger, Cameron Spieles
1: Born: Sept. 7, 1917 | Born in Atlantic City, NJ | Artist | Jacob Lawrence
2: Childhood Memories: | -Moved to Harlem when he was 13 -Went to a Community daycare after school -Was one of the first artists trained in Harlem -Got a scholarship
3: Struggles in His Job: | A lot of white people didn't like his paintings because people saw what was bad happening in his life. He was also always teased at school.
4: Cultural Icons he could relate to: | Piccasso and Andy Warhol because the painted what they felt and are now famous.
5: Influenced By Childhood: | In Harlem there was a lot of artistic and cultural life. Also there was a lot of discrimination during that time.
6: My favorite painting: | There was no favorite painting of mine. He really enjoyed every single one of them.
7: Effect on Generation: | I had a big effect because I showed what my beliefs were.
8: He will be remembered mostly for: | His migration paintings and his artistic mind.
9: What Would be his Epitaph on his grave? | Jacob Lawrence was a phenomenal artist with a determined mind. He will be dearly missed.